Reality Quotes

You know youre in love when you cant fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

Dr. Seuss

What is a novel if not a conviction of our fellow-men's existence strong enough to take upon itself a form of imagined life clearer than reality and whose accumulated verisimilitude of selected episodes puts to shame the pride of documentary history?

Joseph Conrad

The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.

Salman Rushdie

Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer's role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.

J G Ballard

Everything is becoming science fiction. From the margins of an almost invisible literature has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century.

J G Ballard

The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense.

Tom Clancy

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bad humour is an evasion of reality; good humour is an acceptance of it.

Malcolm Muggeridge

It is not uncommon for engineers to accept the reality of phenomena that are not yet understood, as it is very common for physicists to disbelieve the reality of phenomena that seem to contradict contemporary beliefs of physics

H. Bauer

Only the absurd could have any bearing on reality.

Edmund Cooper

Through my LSD experience and my new picture of reality, I became aware of the wonder of creation, the magnificence of nature and of the animal and plant kingdom. I became very sensitive to what will happen to all this and all of us.

Albert Hofmann

History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life, and brings us tidings of antiquity.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.

Martin Luther King Jr

The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern.

Amir Butler

Astrology is just a finger pointing at reality.

Steven Forrest

It seems to me that there are two kinds of trickery: the "fronts" people assume before one another's eyes, and the "front" a writer puts on the face of reality.

Francoise Sagan

It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people`s reality, and eventually in one`s own.

Susan Sontag

At that period, everybody in the Roman Empire had some kind of religion, but nobody bothered much about it. Just like today. ...Although Romans had plenty of gods, in reality they believed in none.

Wilhelm Busch

The way of paradoxes is the way of truth. To test Reality we must see it on the tight-rope. When the Verities become acrobats we can judge them.

Oscar Wilde

You think you want to die but in reality, you just wanted to be saved.

Keziah

What people really want in the theater is fantasy involvement and not reality involvement.

Edward Albee

Though dreams can be deceiving, like faces are to hearts, they serve for sweet relieving, when fantasy and reality lie too far apart.

Unknown

Truth will flourish in fantasy, only to wither and die in what you are pleased to call reality.

Bernard Schuber
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